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Kevin Winthrop M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Winthrop specializes in international ophthalmology, public health and infectious disease epidemiology with an emphasis in mycobacterial diseases and opportunistic infections associated with rheumatic disease and immunosuppressive therapies. He has a special focus in:

Chronic chest infections of all etiology, including mycobacteria The prevention and treatment of infections associated with Biologics and other Immunosuppressive therapies Tuberculosis of the eye (Ophthalmology)

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Education

  • M.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon 1998
  • M.P.H., Univerisity of California at Berkeley, Berkeley California 2003
  • Residency:

    • Stanford University
    • Legacy Emanuel Health Systems, Portland, Oregon
  • Fellowship:

    • National Jewish Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
    • US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Publications

  • "Safety profile of baricitinib in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis with over 2 years median time in treatment." Journal of Rheumatology  In: , Vol. 46, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 7-18.
  • "Ustekinumab use in patients with severe psoriasis co-infected with hepatitis B and/or C." British Journal of Dermatology  In: , 01.01.2019.
  • "Amikacin liposome inhalation suspension for treatment-refractory lung disease caused by Mycobacterium avium complex (CONVERT) a prospective, open-label, randomized study." American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine  In: , Vol. 198, No. 12, 15.12.2018, p. 1559-1569.
  • "Specificity of QuantiFERON-TB plus, a new-generation interferon gamma release assay." Journal of Clinical Microbiology  In: , Vol. 56, No. 12, e00629-18, 01.12.2018.
  • "US Patient-Centered Research Priorities and Roadmap for Bronchiectasis." CHEST  In: , Vol. 154, No. 5, 01.11.2018, p. 1016-1023.
  • "Association between inhaled corticosteroid use and pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection." Annals of the American Thoracic Society  In: , Vol. 15, No. 10, 01.10.2018, p. 1169-1176.
  • "Herpes zoster infection in patients with ulcerative colitis receiving tofacitinib." Inflammatory Bowel Diseases  In: , Vol. 24, No. 10, 01.10.2018, p. 2258-2265.
  • "The Italian registry of pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacteria - IRENE : The study protocol." Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine  In: , Vol. 13, 33, 09.08.2018.
  • "Interventions to reduce inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections : summary and update of a systematic review." Journal of International Medical Research  In: , Vol. 46, No. 8, 01.08.2018, p. 3337-3357.
  • "Effect of oral valproic acid vs placebo for vision loss in patients with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa a randomized phase 2 multicenter placebo-controlled." JAMA ophthalmology  In: , Vol. 136, No. 8, 01.08.2018, p. 849-856.
  • "Multicenter study of QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Plus in patients with active tuberculosis." International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease  In: , Vol. 22, No. 6, 01.06.2018, p. 617-621.
  • "Impact of temporary methotrexate discontinuation for 2 weeks on immunogenicity of seasonal influenza vaccination in patients with rheumatoid arthritis : A randomised clinical trial." Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases  In: , Vol. 77, No. 6, 01.06.2018, p. 898-904.
  • "Epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in the U.S. Veterans Health Administration." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 13, No. 6, 0197976, 01.06.2018.
  • "Pneumocystis and glucocorticoid use : To prophylax or not to prophylax (and when?); That is the question." Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases  In: , Vol. 77, No. 5, 01.05.2018, p. 631-633.
  • "The prevalence and significance of Staphylococcus aureus in patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis." Annals of the American Thoracic Society  In: , Vol. 15, No. 3, 01.03.2018, p. 365-370.
  • "Treatment outcome definitions in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease : an NTM-NET consensus statement." The European respiratory journal  In: , Vol. 51, No. 3, 01.03.2018.
  • "T-cell–mediated immune response to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-13) and tetanus toxoid vaccine in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis during tofacitinib treatment." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology  In: , 01.01.2018.
  • "ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Compromised Hosts (ESGICH) Consensus Document on the safety of targeted and biological therapies : An infectious diseases perspective (Soluble immune effector molecules [II]: Agents targeting interleukins, immunoglobulins and complement factors)." Clinical Microbiology and Infection  In: , 01.01.2018.
  • "Mycobacterial Disease : Evolving Concepts." Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  In: , Vol. 39, No. 3, 01.01.2018.
  • "Treatment of Mycobacterium abscessus Complex." Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  In: , Vol. 39, No. 3, 01.01.2018, p. 362-376.
  • "Interaction between B-cell activation factor and methotrexate impacts immunogenicity of seasonal influenza vaccination in patients with rheumatoid arthritis." Annals of the rheumatic diseases  In: , 01.01.2018.
  • "Characteristics and Health-care Utilization History of Patients With Bronchiectasis in US Medicare Enrollees With Prescription Drug Plans, 2006 to 2014." CHEST  In: , 01.01.2018.
  • "RESPIRE 1 : a phase III placebo-controlled randomised trial of ciprofloxacin dry powder for inhalation in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis." The European respiratory journal  In: , Vol. 51, No. 1, 01.01.2018.
  • "Use of a baseline risk score to identify the risk of serious infectious events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis during certolizumab pegol treatment." Arthritis Research and Therapy  In: , Vol. 19, No. 1, 276, 15.12.2017.
  • "Pharmacotherapy for Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis : Results From an NTM Info & Research Patient Survey and the Bronchiectasis and NTM Research Registry." Chest  In: , Vol. 152, No. 6, 01.12.2017, p. 1120-1127.
  • "Surveillance of extrapulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria infections, Oregon, USA, 2007–2012." Emerging Infectious Diseases  In: , Vol. 23, No. 10, 01.10.2017, p. 1627-1630.
  • "Effect of methotrexate discontinuation on efficacy of seasonal influenza vaccination in patients with rheumatoid arthritis : a randomised clinical trial." Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases  In: , Vol. 76, No. 9, 01.09.2017, p. 1559-1565.
  • "Herpes zoster in psoriasis patients treated with tofacitinib." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology  In: , Vol. 77, No. 2, 01.08.2017, p. 302-309.
  • "Frequency of untreated hypogammaglobulinemia in bronchiectasis." Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology  In: , Vol. 119, No. 1, 01.07.2017, p. 83-85.
  • "The role of IL-6 in host defence against infections : Immunobiology and clinical implications." Nature Reviews Rheumatology  In: , Vol. 13, No. 7, 01.07.2017, p. 399-409.

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